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Iconic living space

1960s, Famous names, Midcentury, Modernist, United Kingdom

Television Centre – apartments in the 1960s former home of the BBC available from this weekend

Television Centre
Television Centre

It is a British icon and home to some of the best TV ever made. But that’s all in the past. Now the former Graham Dawbarn-designed BBC building known as Television Centre is being reborn as a living and working space. Read more

Iconic location

Famous names, Period, USA

On the market: Andy Warhol’s first studio in Upper East Side, New York City, USA

Andy Warhol’s first studio in Upper East Side, New York City, USA (via Google Maps)
Andy Warhol’s first studio in Upper East Side, New York City, USA (via Google Maps)

Not a lot of imagery to go off here, but we still think there might be an interest in Andy Warhol’s first studio in Upper East Side, New York City, USA. Read more

Famous names, Period, United Kingdom

On the market: Michael Caine’s former 1960s mews home in Hyde Park, London W2

Michael Caine’s former 1960s mews home in Hyde Park, London W2
Michael Caine’s former 1960s mews home in Hyde Park, London W2

I just wish this was the same as it was ‘back in the day’, but alas Michael Caine’s former 1960s mews home in Hyde Park, London W2 has undergone complete renovation. Read more

1950s, Famous names, Midcentury, USA

On the market: Charlton Heston’s 1950s midcentury modern property in Coldwater Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA

Charlton Heston’s 1950s midcentury modern property in Coldwater Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA
Charlton Heston’s 1950s midcentury modern property in Coldwater Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA

Not just Charlton Heston’s 1950s midcentury modern property in Coldwater Canyon, Los Angeles, California going up for sale, but also the first time this property has actually been on the market. Read more

1970s, Brutalist, Famous names, Modernist, USA

On the market: 1970s Roland E. Coate Jr-designed modernist property in Santa Barbara, California, USA

1970s Roland E. Coate Jr-designed modernist property in Santa Barbara, California, USA
1970s Roland E. Coate Jr-designed modernist property in Santa Barbara, California, USA

Not just a stunning house, it also has some celebrity pedigree too, as this 1970s Roland E. Coate Jr-designed modernist property in Santa Barbara, California, USA is actually the home of US comedian Steve Martin. Read more